Rescued duck finds budding romance with a dog

Rescued duck finds budding romance with a dog

Woof, a duck that was rescued from the roadside in Omsk, has found a budding romance with a canine. Anastasia Kalmychkova found the duck and took it back to her flat and her two dogs. Although she had her reservations, she didn’t need to worry a...
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Escobar eatery in Melbourne serves up 'cocaine' burger

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Bare bottoms brave the bitter breeze at Japan's Naked Man Festival!

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Mary Queen of Scots treasures displayed on anniversary of execution

Mary Queen of Scots treasures displayed on anniversary of execution

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Renault F1 car made of LEGO goes under the hammer

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Worshippers at mosque get their blood pumping with post-prayer gym class

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Will this spud cannon replace rubber bullet-firing guns?

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Women's underwear turned into art to fight objectification in Valencia

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Magna Carta returns to display at Salisbury Cathedral after theft attempt

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